Jason R. Depolo

TitleAssistant Professor





OfficeGeneral Classroom Building
Room: A-433

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Jason R. Depolo


Ph D: Composition and TESOL, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2010

MA: English Language and Literature, General, North Carolina A&T State University, 1997

BA: English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1995

Research Interests

My primary research interests include Assessment, African American Rhetorics, Cross-sector/Institutional Vertical Writing Alignment, and Critical Discourse Analysis. I have secondary research interests in Writing Across the Curriculum and Second Language Writing/Acquisition.

Recent Publications

DePolo, Jason  (2017).  Second Language Writing and Bidialectalism: A Case for African American Student Writers.  In Gavin Yu  (9,  10,  pp. 20).  English Language Teaching.

DePolo, Jason  Harper, Kimberly  (2017).  Public Spaces and the Contact Zone: Exploring Student Agency and Voice in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter.   Composition Forum: A Journal of Pedagogical Theory in Rhetoric and Composition.

DePolo, Jason  Gardner, Nancy  (2016).  You CanĂ¢€™t Get There From Here: Cross-Sector Collaboration and the Common Core State Standards.  In Andrew Hollinger and Colin Charlton  (2,  1,  ).  Crosspol: A Journal of Transitions for HS and College Writing Teachers.

DePolo, Jason  (2016).  The Writing Portfolio as Exit Evaluation: A Brief Argument Against Anti-Pluralistic Approaches to Teaching and Learning.  In Michael King  (2,  3,  ).  International Journal of Language and Linguistics.

DePolo, Jason  Interchapter: The Showcase of HBCU Writing Programs and Writing Centers.  In Staci Perryman-Clark and Colin Craig,  Perspectives in Writing Program Administration: From the Margins to the Center